Exeter Resource Corporation announces equity financing


    Trading Symbol: XRC

    VANCOUVER, March 5 /CNW/ - Exeter Resource Corporation (TSX:XRC,
AMEX:  XRA, Frankfurt:EXB) (the "Company") announced today that it has entered
into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Capital
Corporation and BMO Capital Markets to sell on a private placement basis
approximately $25 million of special warrants on an overnight-marketed basis
(the "Offering"). Each special warrant is exercisable to acquire one common
share of the Company. The Company has agreed to use its best efforts to file
and obtain a receipt for a prospectus in certain provinces of Canada
qualifying the Common Shares. If a receipt for such a prospectus is not
obtained by the date which is 41 days after the closing of the private
placement, each special warrant shall be convertible into 1.1 common shares of
the Company. The Offering is subject to certain conditions, including
regulatory approval.
    The Offering will be priced in the context of the market with final terms
of the Offering to be determined at the time of pricing. The Company intends
to use the net proceeds of the Offering for exploration and development of the
Company's properties in Argentina and Chile and for general corporate
    The Offering is expected to close on or about March 26, 2008.
    The securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933 (the "1933 Act") and may not be offered or sold in the
United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons (as
defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) absent registration or an
applicable exemption from registration requirements.

    About Exeter

    Exeter Resource Corporation is a Canadian mineral exploration company
focused on the discovery and development of gold and silver properties in
South America.
    You are invited to visit the Exeter web site at www.exeterresource.com.


SOURCE CORPORATION Bryce Roxburgh, President and CEO Safe Harbour Statement - This news release contains "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" (together, the "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable securities laws and the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results to vary from any future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, among others, risks associated with the timing of the financing, pricing; fluctuations in metal prices; currency fluctuations; dilution; the volatility of the Company's common share price and volume; and tax consequences to U.S. investors; and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F for the financial year ended December 31, 2006, dated April 2, 2007 filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators and available at www.sedar.com. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. All statements are made as of the date of this news release and the Company is under no obligation to update or alter any forward-looking statements except as required under applicable securities laws. THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS NEWS RELEASE

For further information:

For further information: B. Roxburgh, President or Rob Grey, VP
Corporate Communications, Tel: (604) 688-9592, Fax: (604) 688-9532, Toll-free:
1-888-688-9592, Suite 1260, 999 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C
2W2, exeter@exeterresource.com

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